About Us


TYFSF is a leader in youth sports and the advocate for the advancement of sportsmanship, competitive spirit and recreation by providing educational and developmental opportunities, generating and sharing knowledge with the community, and promoting networking and growth for our members.


TYFSF is the premier federation of leaders in youth sports who transform lives and inspire the development of healthy communities in southern Arizona.

Tucson Youth Football & Spirit Federation (TYFSF) believes that academics is enhanced through athletic participation. TYFSF is a flag football, tackle football and spirit (cheer) program. Our Flag teams ages are 5 to 7 years of age and our Tackle teams are 7 to 13 years of age. Our Cheer squads ages are 5 to 14 years of age.

TYFSF is a non-profit 501C(3) corporation. TYFSF has been in existence since 1969 and is composed of 6 Associations. Our Associations manage an estimated 31 football teams and 11 spirit squads, comprising more than 1,200 participants. Additionally TYFSF has 900 plus adult volunteers assisting with all aspects of football and cheer.